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Resort Style Living! We set the condo up to be lived in and enjoyed when we get a chance to slip away from our lives and jobs about an hour away. We absolutely love this place and want you to make it your home away from home year after year. New carpet, paint, and appliances 2011. Beautifully furnished by new owners in Summer of 2011 with all new furniture, kitchen ware, flat screen TVs w Netflix, Everything! Just off Anna Maria Island in historic Cortez less than mile from beach. Be on 'Island Time' for an off island price. Enjoy coffee and breakfast on your front or back screened lanai overlooking the water where manatees often swim. Then, maybe head out for fishing, relaxing, or head over to the beach for some sun bathing. The condo's heated pool is just steps away. Other condo amenities include hot tub, fitness room, tennis courts, 2nd heated pool, clubhouse, and convenient elevator access from your 2 covered parking spaces
Free Wi-Fi, Free Netflix, vaulted ceilings, interior laundry, breakfast bar, walk-in closets. Convenient elevator access from your 2 covered parking spaces & storage room. And most importantly a Margaritaville Blender!
Attractions: Anna Maria Island, Mote Marine Aquarium, Selby Botanical Gardens, Bishop Planetarium, South Florida Museum, Parker Aquarium, John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art, Nick Bolletieri Sports Academy, Desoto Speedway, Antebellum Gamble Mansion, Desoto National Memorial, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Crowley Museum and Nature Center, St. Armand’s Circle. Within 2 hours drive is Busch Gardens, Lego Land, Walt Disney World, Epcot Center, Hollywood Studios, Universal Studios, Cypress Gardens, Sea World, designer and value outlet shopping. Beaches: Coquina, Cortez, Bradenton, Holmes, Anna Maria, Siesta Key, Lido. Golf: 2 golf courses within 5 miles and many more in the Sarasota/Bradenton area.
King size bed in Master. Twin over full bunk beds in guest bedroom. Perfect for just a couple or for a family with one to three kids. Plenty of room to have extended family or friends over for the night with sleeper sofa and futon (bedding for 9)....moreless
Early Summer May 1 - Jul 31, 2015 90 night min stay
Late Summer/Fall Aug 1 - Oct 31, 2015 90 night min stay
Peak Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016 90 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$125 + tax
Nonrefund. dam.waiverfee$69 + tax
Condo app/background chk$100 + tax
Add $500.00 to monthly rate if want use of 40 ft boat slip.
3 Month Minimum Rental mandated by condo association. Luxury resort residence feel, not hotel feel. Perfect for a Winter seasonal searching for warmer weather or a Summer seasonal searching for fishing or beach house. Stay for the season or longer!
Not available for weekly rental.
TAXES: 6.5% County + 5% Resort=11.5% total
Nonrefundable damage waiver fee is standard. If Guest chooses to opt out of plan, a $300 refundable damage deposit will be collected.
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Less than one mile to the beach!!! On island experience with off island prices!!! Come live on 'Island Time' for less!!!
Less than 100 yards walk to jet ski/kayak/boat rental business on the water with parasailing and also waterfront restaurant and bar. Less than 1/4 mile to Historic Cortez Fishing Village and the famous Star Fish Company restaurant and market. Multiple golf courses within a few miles. Less than 5 miles from horseback riding on the beach on the Causeway. All grocery, malls, and shops just 5 miles away in Bradenton.
.8 mile drive, bike ride, jog, or walk to Cortez Beach just over the bridge on beautiful Anna Maria Island (and many beach side restaurants and bars). Also less than a mile to free Anna Maria Island shuttle to all island beaches, shops, and restaurants. About a mile to the shopping, restaurants, putt-putt, etc... of Historic Bridge Street and fishing off the historic Bridge Street Pier.
Short 3 mile drive to exclusive Longboat Key and more waterside dining/shopping (Mar Vista and PG's are a couple favorites). 14 mile drive to the world class shopping of St Armands Circle. 17 mile drive to the museums, live theater, gardens, and aquariums of Sarasota. Just 13 miles from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport if you can find a more convenient flight than to Tampa International, just 53 miles away.
Less than an hour drive over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the theme parks, zoos, pro sports, and downtown areas of St Pete and Tampa. 2 hour drive to Disney.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: My wife, Lindy, and I live down the road from Cortez in Lakeland, FL. We love getting over to the condo at every chance to enjoy the beach and laid back atmosphere of Cortez and Anna Maria Island. We hope you'll enjoy it as much as we do. Zach
Why the Owner Chose Cortez: Resort/Community feel to Smuggler's Landing. No short term rentals. Feels like home!
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: Short walk to Cortez fishing village and beaches, restaurants, and shops of Anna Maria Island